Amiri Decrees  

Amiri Decree No. 85 of 2009 (Official Gazette 915)  

Dissolves the Kuwaiti National Assembly and accepts the resignations of all the Ministers of the Cabinet and orders them to take the necessary steps to handle urgent matters until the formation of the new Cabinet.  

Promulgated on 18 March 2009

Effective from 22 March 2009  

Amiri Decree No. 2 of 2009 (Official Gazette 916)  

Provides a Rescue Plan designed to secure the financial stability of Kuwait by putting in place measures to stimulate the financial economy through government guarantees of up to US$5 billion dollars in loans to qualified companies.  

Promulgated on 26 March 2009

Effective 1 April 2009  

Ministerial Decisions  

Ministerial Decision No. 452 of 2008 (Official Gazette 913)  

Amends Ministerial Decision No. 154 of 2005 regarding the requirements for licensed real estate brokers by introducing new conditions for professional qualification for brokers.  

Promulgated 10 September 2008

Effective 8 March 2009  

Ministerial Decision No. 285 of 2009 (Official Gazette 918)  

Provides the implementing bylaws for Amiri Decree No. 2 of 2009 enacting the Rescue Plan.  

Promulgated on 2 April 2009

Effective 12 April 2009  

Ministerial Decision No. 175 of 2009 (Official Gazette 920)  

Imposes a limitation on the time period allowed for resident domestic employees to transfer their work permits to new employers.  

Promulgated on 15 April 2009

Effective 26 April 2009  

Ministerial Decision No. 176 of 2009 (Official Gazette 920)  

Provides the conditions for the transfer of domestic employees between sponsors.  

Promulgated on 16 April 2009

Effective 26 April 2009